Lynch recorded a double-double with 12 points and 11 boards, while Alyssa Juergens (Rochester, NY/Hilton) added 10 boards.
The Tigers took a 35-28 lead on a pair of free throws from Atkinson with 4:09 remaining in the first half.
A 14-4 run, fueled by a Summers dunk and featuring an Antonio Alvarez (Brockport) trey looked like the spark the Green and Gold needed as they pulled within one at 46-45, but the scoring would run dry for the Golden Eagles in the final minutes of play.
Senior Brendan Wind (Greece Athena) had three of the Golden Flyers 15 assists in the game.
With just :28 seconds on the clock, Nazareth was able to hold for the last shot of the game, setting the stage for Benedict to seal the victory as the clock neared 0.
Trailing by double digits and time working against it, Buffalo State began to force the issue and held Fisher to just two points over the final 1:17 to head into halftime facing a five-point deficit, 44-39.
The Rochester Americans announced today that former Amerk and Rochester nativeBrian Gionta will make a special guest appearance on Friday, Dec. 21 when the Amerks host the Hartford Wolf Pack at 7:05 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena. Gionta is scheduled to sign autographs from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. prior to the game presented by Pepsi in the upper concourse and will meet with fans throughout the night…
As the quarter ticked down, Fisher responded beginning with a 3-pointer from Miranda Lynch (Webster Thomas) that ignited a 11-3 run fueled by four different players to open up a double-digit lead, 31-19, with just over one minute remaining in the half.
RIT is in the midst of playing eight out of nine games on home ice to end the fall semester. Saturday’s contest marks the lone road game during that stretch…
The Rochester, New York native averaged 18.7 points and 6.0 rebounds per game in three games as a part of the NIT Season Tip-Off. He scored a team-best 24 points with four rebounds and two blocks at second-ranked Kansas last Monday…